Total Sweeps By Year

Below you will find the number of times a team recorded a sweep and the number of times that team was swept in a given year (select the year via the drop-down box). If you are looking for the total number of sweeps in our database, check out Sweep Statistics. If you want more specific details about a given team, including the number of times a team was on the verge of a sweep and failed, check out the Team Tracker.

Sweep Data current through series ended September 24th, 2017.

For the 1989 Season
Category 2 Game Series 3 Game Series 4 Game Series 5 Game Series
Total Series924571259
Series Sweep Percentage
(Total Sweeps divided by Total Series)
44.57% 27.79% 12.8% 11.11%
Home Team Sweeps2278121
Road Team Sweeps194940
Home Team Lost Potential Sweeps266890
Road Team Lost Potential Sweeps254860
Home Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
45.83% 53.42% 57.14% 100%
Road Team Sweep Percentage
(Successful Sweeps divided by Possible Sweeps)
43.18% 50.52% 40% 0%

1989 Season
Key: 2-3. This would indicate 2 series sweeps and 3 times swept.
Team2 Game
Series
3 Game
Series
4 Game
Series
5 Game
Series
Totals
Series
Atlanta Braves2 - 41 - 70 - 20 - 03 - 13
Baltimore Orioles2 - 04 - 21 - 10 - 07 - 3
Boston Red Sox2 - 34 - 50 - 01 - 07 - 8
California Angels4 - 07 - 41 - 20 - 012 - 6
Chicago Cubs3 - 110 - 60 - 00 - 013 - 7
Chicago White Sox3 - 22 - 81 - 00 - 06 - 10
Cincinnati Reds2 - 23 - 40 - 10 - 05 - 7
Cleveland Indians2 - 34 - 81 - 00 - 07 - 11
Detroit Tigers1 - 34 - 90 - 20 - 15 - 15
Houston Astros1 - 17 - 52 - 00 - 010 - 6
Kansas City Royals1 - 16 - 21 - 00 - 08 - 3
Los Angeles Dodgers2 - 13 - 50 - 10 - 05 - 7
Milwaukee Brewers1 - 24 - 30 - 10 - 05 - 6
Minnesota Twins1 - 25 - 51 - 00 - 07 - 7
Montreal Expos0 - 27 - 71 - 00 - 08 - 9
New York Mets2 - 14 - 52 - 00 - 08 - 6
New York Yankees0 - 24 - 31 - 10 - 05 - 6
Oakland Athletics1 - 05 - 21 - 00 - 07 - 2
Philadelphia Phillies0 - 43 - 70 - 10 - 03 - 12
Pittsburgh Pirates2 - 15 - 60 - 20 - 07 - 9
San Diego Padres2 - 18 - 40 - 10 - 010 - 6
San Francisco Giants3 - 06 - 10 - 00 - 09 - 1
Seattle Mariners0 - 14 - 70 - 20 - 04 - 10
St. Louis Cardinals1 - 24 - 42 - 10 - 07 - 7
Texas Rangers3 - 14 - 21 - 00 - 08 - 3
Toronto Blue Jays0 - 19 - 60 - 00 - 09 - 7
Total Sweeps During 1989: 185